Volcanic Spouts by Nathaniel Thomas Dodsworth
3rd Place - Natural Category
School: Jensen Beach High School
Teacher: Richard Soviero
In the picture that I have taken it can clearly be seen that there are 2 waterspouts that originated from the volcanic steam. This is due to the mixture of the hot volcanic steam and the cool air from the oncoming rainstorm. The hot and cold air spiral down in rotational motion and creates the water spouts. There is all fluid dynamics involved as the high and low pressure air also cause rotational motion downwards as well. This then caused a vortex to form out of the volcanic cloud which then became the water spout.